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Mac meaning and name origin
Mac \mac\ as a boy's name is pronounced mak. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Mac is "son of". Scottish and Irish surname prefix used as a given name or nickname. Mack is an ancient Scottish given name. See also Mackenzie, Maxwell, and Mc-.
For more information, see also the related name Maximilian.
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Popularity of Mac
Mac is a somewhat popular first name for males (#979 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#25361 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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